HC Deb 18 March 1993 vol 221 c347W
Mr. Clapham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the average amount spent on dental care per capita in each of the G7 countries.

Dr. Mawhinney

The latest available information is for 1991 and shows that in England the average expenditure per head on national health service dental care was £25.66. Information relating to Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland is a matter for my right hon. Friends the Secretaries of State for Wales and Scotland and my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. We do not have comparable information for the other G7 countries.